Investing today is incomplete without talking about fund vehicles such as mutual funds. They offer tons of benefits like easy access to financial markets, portfolio diversification, and ease of monitoring, among a host of others. But one of the most significant benefits is that of...

Anyone that lives in India would definitely have heard this famous catchphrase: “Mutual Funds Sahi Hai” or, Mutual Funds are excellent. As I am investing in Mutual Funds, I will readily testify that every claim made by these ads by the Association of Mutual Funds...

When Indian investors want to diversify globally, investing in international mutual funds domiciled-in-India is the default option available. In this blog, I look at these funds as a whole before I split the 36 available funds into 9 categories and then study each category in...

The reason the mutual fund is the best tool for investment is because of its versatility in catering to the demands of different people. Some want higher returns, some are risk-averse, while some are in search of regular returns, there is a mutual fund for...

The intent of all investors is the same – to get the best out of their hard-earned money. The investment landscape has widened considerably and offers a lot of options. Two of these investment avenues are mutual funds and equities. Both of them are highly...

If you are a long term investor, you must have been hearing about the latest downgrades in debt and liquid funds owing to their exposure to downgraded companies. With IL&FS fiasco, DHFL, ADAG, Yes, and Essel having had their papers and debt gone down in...

Fixed income Mutual Funds offer returns to investors at pre-determined intervals. The frequency of such return payout could be monthly, quarterly or bi-annually. The amount paid at each interval is not fixed and depends on a host of factors. Salient features of Fixed Income Mutual...

Introduction India funds are mutual funds that seek to invest in the Asian Subcontinent and emerging markets such as India. These funds can be either indexed or can be actively managed by a fund manager. These funds often focus on a wide range of themes...

Stepping into financial markets can be challenging for new investors as well as those not accustomed to its functioning. Worry about losing invested capital keeps some investors at bay. Those who do get attracted to markets worry about the prospect of underwhelming returns. Choosing the...

What is IPV or In-Person Verification in Mutual Funds KYC? In Person Verification or IPV is a process where the investor in person verifies documents and other details as per the law by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). IPV is a recent prerequisite...

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